The much anticipated return of Curtis Granderson will happen tonight against the Seattle Mariners. Granderson will be batting fourth and playing right field. The Yankees optioned left-hander Vidal Nuno toTriple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Nuno earned his first win yesterday beating Cleveland in his first major-league start.
Granderson slugged 43 home runs last season, but has been on the disabled list since he was hit by a pitch from Toronto’s J.A. Happ on February 24.
Granderson was 8 for 20 with one home run and three RBI in five rehab starts at Scranton.The Yankees are still have Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeria, Kevin Youkilis, Francisco, Cervelli and Eduardo Nunez on the disabled list.
New York Yankees Fantasy News: Granderson will play every day, except possibly against some lefties, which meansVernon Wells and Ichiro Suzuki should see some reduced playing time